O die dans van ons Suster!
Eers oor die bergtop loer sy skelm,
en haar oge is skaam;
The Dance of the Rain
Oh, the dance of our Sister!
First, over the hilltop she peeps stealthily
Daar sou ek vrede weer besef
Waar Tebes in die stil woestyn
Sy magtig' rotswerk hoog verhef
Eugène Nielen Marais (pronounced /ˈjuːdʒiːn ˈniːlɨn mɑˈreɪ/; 9 January 1871 – 29 March 1936) was a South African lawyer, naturalist, poet and writer.
His early years, before and during the Boer War
Marais was born in Pretoria, the thirteenth and last child of his parents, Jan Christiaan Nielen Marais and Catharina Helena Cornelia van N ...